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Study Finds Mom's Voice More Effective Than Smoke Detectors

Nothing can grab the attention of a child faster than the sound of mom's voice and that may be incorporated into the next generation of fire alarms. Smoke alarms are crucial in warning families of fires in the night but children are notoriously difficult to wake using sound alone as they sleep...
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May Is The Best Month To Sell A House

If you've ever wondered if there is a best time to sell your house, wonder no longer and get ready to list it in time for May. Zillow, the online real estate database company, crunched sales numbers in 24 real estate markets and found in more than half of those markets, the first half of May was...
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Tackle Insomnia By Writing Down A List Of Things To Do

The National Sleep Foundation estimates about 40% of American adults have difficulty falling asleep at least a few times each month. While there are many methods, pills and beverages that can assist you catch the sleep train, this method may be the one. Instead of counting sheep, spend five minutes...
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Meaningful Ways To Pay Off Debt

It's easy to go overboard when shopping for the holidays and now it's time to pay for all that splurging. Here are some tips to pay down and off those shopping sprees faster. Look to transfer your credit card balance to a zero interest card. While most banks charge a transfer fee to move a balance...
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Switching Between Checkout Lines Slows You Down

Nothing can damper a fun shopping trip than waiting in a long line to checkout and if you are the type of person that hops between lines in an effort to make the wait shorter, we've got some bad news. Switching lanes to shorten the wait almost always backfires. People who chose to switch one ended...
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How Frozen Meat Can Thaw Faster

Nothing can ruin a family dinner faster than realizing you forgot to thaw out the ground meat. Thawing in the microwave ends up cooking the outer sizes of the meat while leaving the inner core frozen. However a little prep when you place it in the freezer can be a lifesaver when you forget to thaw...
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Is High Alkaline Water Healthier?

Your body needs water but there are a lot of choices when it comes to water. Distilled water, spring water, drinking water and alkaline water. Many companies are branding their water as alkaline and therefore seemingly healthier or better than plain old water. Or is it? Let’s start with the basics...
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Standing Or Walking: Which Is Faster On An Escalator?

While in the mall, airport sporting event you have no doubt used an escalator. Ahh, stars that move for you, brilliant! But let's say you running late for your flight, is it faster to walk up the escalator or just stand there and let the stairs do the work? Surprisingly, just standing there can be...
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Pizza Chain Lets You Cut Ahead of The Order Line For A Fee

How quickly do you want your pizza? Would you be willing to pay more money to get it faster? Papa John's thinks so. The pizza delivery company is testing a feature called PapaPriority. By paying an additional $2.99, you cut to the head of the virtual line and get priority in your pie being cooked...
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Cancer Rates For Women Growing Six Times Faster Than For Men

Some disturbing news from a report that says cancer rates for women are rising six times faster than in men. Estimates predict that over the next 20 years, cancer rates for men will rise half a percent and a staggering 3% for women. By 2035, 4.5 million women and 4.8 million men will be diagnosed...
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